Segfault in OstcFirmwareCheck::checkLatest

Jan Mulder jan at
Sun Jan 12 12:09:19 PST 2020

On 12-01-2020 21:00, Jef Driesen wrote:

> On 12/01/2020 20:34, Jan Mulder wrote:
>> When downloading from an OSTC4, I get the same error. A little
>> investigation shows that in OstcFirmwareCheck::parseOstcFwVersion() a
>> very unexpected string is parsed:
>> "<html>
>> <head><title>301 Moved Permanently</title></head>
>> <body>
>> <center><h1>301 Moved Permanently"
>> where we expect a string like "[1.5.1]", being the first line in the
>> file.
>> So, the problem is not data returned from the DC, but from the webserver
>> (and totally unprotected parsing at Subsurface end). But, interestingly,
>> visiting the mentioned changelog file from a browser (or curl), all
>> looks just fine.
> Looks like redirects to, 
> and subsurface doesn't follow the redirect automatically. This 
> probably needs to be configured explicitly in the code somewhere.

Yes, thanks Jef, that's it. Just verified things by directly querying That works 
as intended.


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